|Of old hast thou laid the foundation of the earth: and the heavens[are] the work of thy hands.
They shall perish, but thou shalt endure: yea, all of them shall wax old like a
garment; as a
vesture shalt thou change them, and they shall be
On the surface, this may not look like it's saying anything very interesting. One could say that all the author of Psalms had to do was look around him and he'd see things decaying and growing old. However, look closer at these verses. This verse is saying that the earth itself and the heavens will decay. No telescopes existed back then to see what all existed in the heavens beyond what the naked eye could see. Also, the whole earth had not yet been explored yet. But with all the modern technology we have today, we know that the entire universe is "waxing old" (Second Law of Thermodynamics). This was a profound statement from the author who lacked the modern technology of today to back up or prove what he said.
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